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Suspended lawyer charged with forging stamp duty certs

 A suspended lawyer was charged on Friday with forging three certificates of stamp duty in different property transactions. Tan Sok Ling, 40, is accused of attempting to cheat three buyers of $33,780 when he altered the stamp duty amounts. In all, he overstated the amounts by $11,484. A stamp duty is a government tax on commercial and legal documents which record and give effect to certain transactions....

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